Santa Barbara County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:27 PM PDT Mar. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 5 am PDT

* what... snow showers expected. Additional snow accumulations up
to 2 inches expected tonight, with storm total snow
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches above 5000 ft and up to 3 inches
down to 4000 feet. Local storm total snow accumulations of up
to 8 inches is possible above 6000 feet especially across the
eastern San Gabriel Mountains.

* Where... the mountains of Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los
Angeles counties excluding the Santa Monica Mountains.

* When... through 5 am PDT Sunday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions and be
prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Interstate 5 over
the Grapevine, Highway 2 through the San Gabriel Mountains,
and Highway 33 through the Ventura County mountains will
likely be impacted by the snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest Road conditions from caltrans are available by calling
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